State of emergency declared in Mississippi after deadly US tornado

US President Joe Biden has declared a state of emergency in Mississippi after a tornado killed at least 26 as it tore through the area.

The declaration will make federal funding available to Carroll, Humphreys, Monroe and Sharkey counties, the places hardest hit by the deadly storm on Friday.

Mark Gibson

Graduates in Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 1990. Move to Los Angeles California in 2004. Specialized in Internet journalism.

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